Things With Wings https://aviationweek.com/blog/6696/feed en Manchester Airport Expansion https://aviationweek.com/blog/manchester-airport-expansion <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Manchester Airport, UK has opened the first stage of it&rsquo;s GBP1billion terminal expansion plans.&nbsp; The first new pier (pier 1) came into operational use on Apr 1<sup>st</sup> 2019 when passengers on two early-morning TUI flights were the first to use it. The new pier which is situated at the Western end of Terminal 2 has eleven contact stands all accessed via airbridges, with an additional three remote stands.</p></div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/blog/manchester-airport-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/blog/manchester-airport-expansion#comments Blog Things With Wings Fri, 24 May 2019 13:10:00 +0000 1961245 at https://aviationweek.com <p>Manchester Airport&#39;s Terminal 2 expansion. Photo by Andrew Edge.</p> Manchester's New Long-haul Routes https://aviationweek.com/blog/manchesters-new-long-haul-routes <div class="node-body blog-body">Two new long haul services recently started at Manchester, namely Ethiopian Airlines and Jet Airways.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/blog/manchesters-new-long-haul-routes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/blog/manchesters-new-long-haul-routes#comments Blog Things With Wings Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:08:00 +0000 1937031 at https://aviationweek.com <p><em>Manchester Airport, UK, with a view of the city in the distance. Photo: Andrew Edge.</em></p> UPS And Boeing's 767: A 25-Year Partnership https://aviationweek.com/blog/ups-and-boeings-767-25-year-partnership <div class="node-body blog-body">UPS placed its first order in January 1993 for 30 767-300 freighters. In June 2018, the Louisville-based cargo airline ordered another pair of the aircraft. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/blog/ups-and-boeings-767-25-year-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/blog/ups-and-boeings-767-25-year-partnership#comments Blog Commercial Aviation image North America Things With Wings Tue, 26 Feb 2019 14:51:00 +0000 1923061 at https://aviationweek.com <p>A UPS 767-300F landing at Baltimore Airport. Credit: Nigel Howarth/Aviation Week</p> Ethiopian Airlines Connects Manchester to Sub-Saharan Africa https://aviationweek.com/blog/ethiopian-airlines-connects-manchester-sub-saharan-africa <div class="node-body blog-body">Ethiopian Airlines starts a new route between Addis Ababa and Manchester, England. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/blog/ethiopian-airlines-connects-manchester-sub-saharan-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/blog/ethiopian-airlines-connects-manchester-sub-saharan-africa#comments Blog Things With Wings Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:26:00 +0000 1893781 at https://aviationweek.com Spirit Airlines Still Flies In Three Distinct Liveries https://aviationweek.com/blog/spirit-airlines-still-flies-three-distinct-liveries <div class="node-body blog-body">Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is used to fending off criticism from passengers. But why is it sill flying around with three totally different color schemes ?</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/blog/spirit-airlines-still-flies-three-distinct-liveries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/blog/spirit-airlines-still-flies-three-distinct-liveries#comments Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Mon, 05 Mar 2018 13:06:00 +0000 1760421 at https://aviationweek.com Airbus' 127 Aircraft Deliveries In December Is Another Record https://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-127-aircraft-deliveries-december-another-record <div class="node-body blog-body">Airbus delivered 127 aircraft in December 2017, setting yet another record for the most commercial jet aircraft delivered by a manufacturer in a single month. The previous record of 111 was set in December 2016, also by Airbus.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-127-aircraft-deliveries-december-another-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-127-aircraft-deliveries-december-another-record#comments Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 08 Feb 2018 22:11:00 +0000 1750231 at https://aviationweek.com Easyjet Showcases A320neo At Manchester https://aviationweek.com/blog/easyjet-showcases-a320neo-manchester <div class="node-body blog-body">Easyjet, one of the world’s largest low-cost airlines, recently held a “meet the Neo” event at Manchester Airport. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/blog/easyjet-showcases-a320neo-manchester" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/blog/easyjet-showcases-a320neo-manchester#comments New Civil Aircraft Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Mon, 05 Feb 2018 11:35:00 +0000 1746751 at https://aviationweek.com <p>Easyjet&#39;s Neos carry a large logo with a stylised &#39;O&#39; on the rear fuselage, highlighting the new-style fan blades in the CFM LEAP-1A engines that power the A320neo family,</p> World's Largest Commerical Turboprop, The Antonov An-22 https://aviationweek.com/blog/worlds-largest-commerical-turboprop-antonov-22 <div class="node-body blog-body">The single commercially-operated Antonov An-22, the world's largest turboprop aircraft, takes off from Manchester, dwarfing most of the jet airliners.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/blog/worlds-largest-commerical-turboprop-antonov-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/blog/worlds-largest-commerical-turboprop-antonov-22#comments Blog Things With Wings Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:40:00 +0000 1723761 at https://aviationweek.com 737 MAX 8 Enters Service With LOT Polish Airlines https://aviationweek.com/blog/737-max-8-enters-service-lot-polish-airlines <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>LOT Polish Airlines became the second arline in Europe to operate the Boeing 737 MAX 8, after Norwegian Airlines. LOT&#39;s first aircraft arrived in Warsaw from Seattle on the 2nd December, after a fuel stop in Keflavik, Iceland. Just two days later it entered service on two of the carrier&#39;s daily services to London Heathrow. It did the same on the 5th December, when Aviation Week was there to capture it.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2017/12/06/uploads/2017/12/lot-737max8-sp-lva-3.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 397px;" /></p></div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/blog/737-max-8-enters-service-lot-polish-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/blog/737-max-8-enters-service-lot-polish-airlines#comments Blog Things With Wings Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:51:00 +0000 1722981 at https://aviationweek.com Delta's Second Farewell To The Boeing 747 https://aviationweek.com/blog/deltas-second-farewell-boeing-747 <div class="node-body blog-body">Delta is saying goodbye to the Boeing 747 later this year, but this farewell is Delta's second for the iconic aircraft having already disposed of the type once before in 1977.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/blog/deltas-second-farewell-boeing-747" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/blog/deltas-second-farewell-boeing-747#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:04:00 +0000 1688321 at https://aviationweek.com Boeing May Block UTC-Rockwell Deal https://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-may-block-utc-rockwell-deal <div class="node-body blog-body">Boeing could block the proposed $30 billion takeover of Rockwell Collins by United Technologies.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-may-block-utc-rockwell-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-may-block-utc-rockwell-deal#comments AW.com North America Things With Wings Tue, 05 Sep 2017 15:57:00 +0000 1680031 at https://aviationweek.com Why A&D CEOs May Be Happy To No Longer Counsel Trump https://aviationweek.com/blog/why-ad-ceos-may-be-happy-no-longer-counsel-trump <div class="node-body blog-body">Why is it good to let go of Trump's business councils? Two words: Millennial recruitment.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/blog/why-ad-ceos-may-be-happy-no-longer-counsel-trump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/blog/why-ad-ceos-may-be-happy-no-longer-counsel-trump#comments Blog Commercial Aviation Defense Space AW.com The Trump Era North America Things With Wings Ares On Space Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:59:00 +0000 1672861 at https://aviationweek.com Flying Into AirVenture 2017 At Oshkosh https://aviationweek.com/blog/flying-airventure-2017-oshkosh <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Join Aviation Week&#39;s John Croft for a quick view of the ride into Oshkosh&#39;s Wittman Field for the 2017 AirVenture show. Croft and passenger Robb Hohmann&nbsp;arrived VFR on Sunday, July 23, and were assigned a right downwind for Runway 27, per the FAA&#39;s AirVenture NOTAM.</p> </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/blog/flying-airventure-2017-oshkosh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/blog/flying-airventure-2017-oshkosh#comments Blog Things With Wings Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:12:00 +0000 1664901 at https://aviationweek.com Living Room Connectivity at 24,000 ft https://aviationweek.com/blog/living-room-connectivity-24000-ft <div class="node-body blog-body">High-speed broadband is pretty much a standard feature in every living room or office, but until lately, not so much in the cabin of an airliner.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/blog/living-room-connectivity-24000-ft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/blog/living-room-connectivity-24000-ft#comments Connected Aerospace Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:40:00 +0000 1661351 at https://aviationweek.com Easyjet Stands Up For Manchester https://aviationweek.com/blog/easyjet-stands-manchester <div class="node-body blog-body">Easyjet's newest A320, just 3 days out of the factory, landed at Manchester today sporting 'Spirit of Manchester' on the nose, in a direct response to the recent terrorist attack. Also under the cockpit is a worker bee, a historic symbol of Manchester's working class roots, which has become somewhat more prevalent since the incident on 22nd May.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/blog/easyjet-stands-manchester" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/blog/easyjet-stands-manchester#comments Blog Things With Wings Sat, 10 Jun 2017 15:34:00 +0000 1641371 at https://aviationweek.com